Happy 2015

Welcome to 2015 {$client_first_name}!

There is some exciting news from Trent for 2015 but before that I need to let everyone know that we have changed banks.
With National Australia Bank’s new merchant facility and simple accounting system, we are now consolidating all of our accounts over to NAB

When paying via Internet Banking, please be aware of the new details so we can keep your services running smoothly.

Our new Bank Account details are:

Bank: NAB
Account Name: I Love Simple
BSB# 082338
AC# 989438644

– And Now for Trent’s Surprise –
(If you want to read this online…. www.ilovesimple.com/happy-2015/ )

Hi everyone!

As you know, every year I review all

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The Next Big Idea Winner – March 2014 needs your help!

The Next Big Idea

Winner needs your help! The March Winner of The Next Big Idea, Paul Sneeep from Victoria, is almost finished developing his next big idea – BUT he needs your help!

But he got stumped on the domain name to use so I told him to not stress and try asking the wonderful people that follow me on Facebook to help out.

So come on gang! Click on the answer of your choice in the poll and let’s give this great idea a NAME!

How to find good advice

You asked your business advisor (i.e. Pete down at the Pub who EVERYONE listens to) to help you with a problem… again.

This time is will work for sure, right? I mean your luck can’t be bad every time you try something new, can it?

I’ve got news for you – it’s not trying new things, it’s listening to bloody Pete!

I’m sorry to all the Peters of the world, I know many of you are great guys who know you don’t have all the answers and certainly don’t dispense bar room wisdom on a daily basis.

Let me make this simple.

If you fail

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Why you should NOT build a website


Walk In With an Idea – Walk Out with a PLAN (that makes you money!)


Remember that number, I’ll come back to it later.

Don’t make your website the plan – make your website PART of the plan.

First, tell me if this sounds familiar for you or reminds you of someone you know…

You’ve spent months emailing those web developers, getting everything just the way you like it and the website has been finished for a month… but…

Your website

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Learn about my experience with Bitcoin and decide for yourself whether it’s something you want to be involved in.

Bitcoin is everywhere but as I am always cautious about taking on new things just because they are the “the next big thing” it was a year before I found myself falling into a short term investment in Bitcoins so I wanted to share my experience with you.
I had a marketing bill of $1600 due at the end of the month and I was $300 short in the budget. Now I could have dipped into petty cash but it was a hot day and I thought about how I’m always teaching other people to work

Easy Free Tips to Take Some $$$ Kilos Off Your Business

So your business has a few extra kilos?
Leaning down your business should start with reducing wasted time. You’re better to allot free time during the day than to have lapses in concentration rob hours from you and your staff.
Happy staff are productive staff and having simple stress management steps in place that don’t feel like stress management makes a big difference to productivity because no one cans taste the stress management 😉
The second place to lean down is to look at your expenditure and make sure you’re not using a service or product “just because”.
Sometimes it’s damned easy

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Learn why you need to “aim for the back of the net!”

Don’t worry, it’s human nature.
We get filled with hope for the new beginning… add a few drinks and suddenly we have champagne courage – thinking we can do anything… until gravity disagrees!
And reality usually kicks your sorry butt hard before the end of January…
Business plans are like that.
I remember my first big project…
Walking in there and telling a room full of investors, including two experienced accountants, that we needed a better business plan if they wanted to hire me.
I was

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Learn Why a Website is Only PART of the Equation and an App is an Eat-All-You-Can Buffet!

I’ve watched the balance tipping very very quickly in the last 30 months – dramatically faster than in the 15 years before that when I was in my consulting partnership.
Dollar for Dollar and (more importantly) hour for hour of YOUR time invested into an App brings on average 15 times more money than a website. Minimum!
Last year we helped on 87 website projects and 12 App development projects.
The Apps out-performed the websites by at least 15:1
That’s $1,423,000 (and change) from Apps, versus $94,860 in returns from websites in the last year. Yeah, I wish I

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